FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 3050
Contributing to the realization of a safe and secure society through its global space business
TOKYO, September 20, 2016 - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that it will exhibit a variety of cutting-edge space systems and on-board equipment at the Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2016, which will take place at the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition complex from October 12 to 15. The Mitsubishi Electric booth (W1-017) will be located in West Hall 1.
As the leading company of the Japanese space industry, Mitsubishi Electric will introduce a wide range of exhibits covering the company's space business and global deployments centered around its standard satellite platform DS2000.
The zone for social infrastructure will include satellites that support people's daily life such as communications and broadcasting satellites, earth observations satellites, meteorological satellites, and positioning satellites.
Global Business Deployment
The zone for global business deployment will present Mitsubishi Electric's growing business development through both domestic and overseas programs featuring the DS2000 satellite platform. These programs include the Es'hail 2 satellite ordered by the Qatari company Es'hailSat and the TURKSAT-4A/4B delivered to Turkish satellite operator Turksat A.S., among others.
Standard Satellite Platform DS2000
The zone for the standard satellite platform DS2000 will present a half-scale mock-up of the DS2000 platform. On-board equipment such as attitude control actuators, communications equipment and peripheral components and parts will also be exhibited. Mitsubishi Electric's DS2000 satellite bus platform is a fully proven modular platform with the flexibility to handle a broad range of payload applications.
Mitsubishi Electric has been engaged in the space business since the 1960's, and is a leading manufacturer supporting space research and development in Japan. The company has participated in the production of more than 560 domestic and international satellites as either the prime contractor or a major subcontractor.
Japan International Aerospace Exhibition is the largest aerospace exhibition in Japan, which is held once every four years and is organized by the Society of Japanese Aerospace Companies (SJAC). JA2016 is expected to attract more than 700 exhibitors from 35 countries this year.
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